The Board of Education recognizes excellent fiscal planning as a key factor in attaining the district's educational goals and priorities. The Board shall:
- Engage in thorough, advance planning of budgets;
- Explore all appropriate sources of revenue;
- Manage expenditures so as to achieve the greatest educational returns given the district's available resources; and
- Expect the highest standards in accounting and reporting procedures.
Budget planning is a cooperative process and should involve administrative staff, professional staff, employee associations, community organizations and the Board.
Policy adopted: December 14, 2004 HAMDEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS Hamden, Connecticut